06 Jan 2020
All you need to know about your favorite drink, chai
Did you know that not every tea is chai?
11 Sep 2018
#HealthBytes: All you need to know about White Tea
White tea is called so, because its leaves are plucked before the tea plant's leaves open fully, and the young buds are still covered with fine white hairs.
06 Sep 2018
Want to drink coffee alongside snakes? Head to this Cambodia-cafe!
To overcome fear of water, you got to swim, goes a saying. Likewise, to get over your giddiness when you spot a lizard or a snake slither their way, you got to hit this cafe in Cambodia.
03 Sep 2018
IIT Bombay Study: Most Indian salts contain plastic particles
In a first-of-its-kind study in India, researchers from IIT Bombay have found that most table salts available in India are likely to contain microplastics from polluted sea water.
31 Aug 2018
Delhi: EDMC asks meat shops to display halal, jhatka label
All restaurants and shops selling or serving meat in East Delhi will have to mandatorily display boards specifying if it is 'halal' or 'jhatka' meat.
24 Aug 2018
This Arunachal tea variety fetched Rs. 40,000/kg in auction
A tea variety from Arunachal Pradesh has fetched a world-record price of Rs. 40,000/kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Center in Assam breaking the record of an Assam tea variety auctioned last month.
23 Aug 2018
Is coconut oil really poison as this Harvard Professor claims?
A Harvard Professor's claim "coconut oil is pure poison," has left the world divided and India, especially South India, fuming.
22 Aug 2018
#FoodBytes: 5 places in Delhi for desi, delectable street food
Delhi is as much India's food capital as otherwise. With the best possible amalgamation of cuisines from all over the country, influenced by the vast cultured population that reside there, it is a foodie's heaven.
22 Aug 2018
Creepy or Cute? Internet can't stop talking about puppy-shaped desserts
Internet is a divided space: it can't decide whether these desserts are creepy or cute.
15 Aug 2018
Robinhood Army aims to reach 1mn hungry people this I-Day
Robinhood Army considers hunger a major problem and they have taken upon themselves to fight this. This Independence Day, volunteers of the group have decided to distribute food to 1 million people nationwide.
13 Aug 2018
#TravelBytes: 5 unique restaurants in Delhi you must try
There are two things that Delhi has no dearth of - first being people, and the second, is the number of places to eat at.
03 Aug 2018
No sandwich, samosas, AI-passengers to get packed-items like peanuts, cookies
In a bid to save money, Air India has decided to give passengers on a flight (having less than an hour duration), packed food like peanuts, cookies etc., as opposed to snacks like samosas or sandwiches.
01 Aug 2018
Swiggy launches paid subscription program to compete with Zomato
On Tuesday, Swiggy, one of India's largest online food delivery platforms, announced the launch of its paid subscription program called Swiggy Super, initially to be rolled out to "limited users" in seven Indian cities.
31 Jul 2018
Congress alleges 'plastic eggs' being sold in Goa; demands action
The Congress today alleged that "plastic eggs" are being sold in Goa and demanded action from the Goa Government to check the practice.
14 Jul 2018
#UnpopularOpinion: Why allowing outside-food in theaters isn't a good idea
Bringing cheer to the masses, the Maharashtra government yesterday announced that people will now be allowed to bring their own food inside cinema halls and multiplexes.
10 Jul 2018
#HealthBytes: 5 commonly-believed health myths which are completely false
Seeking and sticking to diet is a great idea, but notably, not all food advice is good advice. Some 'facts' should be taken with a pinch of salt.
10 Jul 2018
Now save money on every order with Zomato Piggybank
Zomato has launched a new reward points-based loyalty program called "Zomato Piggybank."
23 Jun 2018
'Yogi mango' named after CM Yogi Adityanath center-of-attraction at mango-festival
Mango lovers have a chance to taste over 700 varieties of the fruit at a two-day festival in Lucknow with "Yogi mango" named after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being the center of attraction of the event.
11 Jun 2018
"Expired beer" and other violations at 44% Delhi bars
The next time you are at a bar, make sure to check the expiry date on your bottle of beer.
09 Jun 2018
Lucknow: 700 varieties of mangoes to be exhibited in Aam-Mahotsav
A mango festival will be held at Indira Gandhi Pratisthaan in Lucknow on June 23 and June 24 to make people aware of the different varieties of the fruit.
01 May 2018
Non-veg lovers opt vegetarian-food in Kolkata. The reason is fear
The fear of being served with meat of dogs/cats has reportedly reduced the sale of non-vegetarian food by almost half in Kolkata and surrounding areas.
08 Feb 2018
Swiggy raises Rs. 642cr in its biggest funding round
Bengaluru-based food delivery start-up Swiggy has raised $100mn (a little over Rs. 642.5 crore) in a Series F funding round led by South African media conglomerate Naspers joined by Chinese e-commerce platform Meituan-Dianping.
03 Feb 2018
China's Alibaba leads BigBasket's $300-million funding round
Online grocery start-up BigBasket has raised $300 million in Series-E funding which was led by China's Alibaba Group. This is the largest investment raised by the company so far.
17 Jan 2018
IIT-B students asked to use separate plates for non-veg food
An email to students of IIT-Bombay purportedly from the mess coordinator of Hostel 11 has raked up a controversy.
12 Jan 2018
French giant Danone shutting down dairy business in India
Paris-based Danone SA -after three failed attempts to succeed in the Indian dairy industry- is discontinuing its dairy operations in the country, which is among the fastest-growing global consumer packaged goods markets.
03 Jan 2018
Thanks to climate change, chocolate to get extinct by 2040
Imagine a world without chocolates.
29 Dec 2017
To revive its tea industry, West Bengal sheds anti-business image
The West Bengal government under Mamata Banerjee has often faced criticism for failing to attract investments.
28 Dec 2017
Soon, no non-veg food on display outside South Delhi eateries
According to the BJP-ruled South Delhi municipal corporation (SDMC), displaying non-vegetarian food outside eateries should be banned.
27 Dec 2017
Soon, ready-to-eat meals from Nestle and more brands on trains
The Indian Railways' dismal catering service gained major attention when in July, a CAG report said food served on trains is "unfit for human consumption".
26 Dec 2017
All about McDonald's and Vikram Bakshi conflict
McDonald's fans in North or East India are in for some sad news.
25 Dec 2017
Dabbawalas, former cop and businessman launch Mumbai Roti Bank
Mumbai, India's entertainment capital, hosts several events daily, which frequently mean tremendous wastage of food.
18 Dec 2017
Jet fined Rs. 50,000 for button in passenger's food
Jet Airways has been ordered to pay Rs. 50,000 to a passenger who found a button in his in-flight meal.
15 Dec 2017
#InternationalTeaDay: Celebrating the 'Ek Cup Chai' we can't do without
Did you know that not every tea is chai?
13 Dec 2017
WTO: India 'deeply disappointed' over US' food security stance
India has expressed "deep disappointment" at the ongoing eleventh ministerial conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the decision by a "major member country" to renege on its commitment to finding a permanent solution to the public food stockholding issue.
13 Dec 2017
Hotels, restaurants can charge over MRP, rules SC
The SC has rejected the Centre's argument that selling of mineral water at above MRP is illegal, ruling hotels/restaurants can legally charge customers over the printed price.
12 Dec 2017
Centre: Restaurants/hotels should be fined for selling above MRP
If you buy a bottle of water at any hotel or restaurant, chances are you would have been charged much more than the MRP.
07 Dec 2017
Parliament prepares to use food cards, as digital drive fails
After demonetization, efforts were made to promote the use of credit and debit cards in Parliament's four canteens. However, this drive failed to take off. Now, MPs and parliament staff might be given prepaid food cards to push for cashless transactions.
06 Dec 2017
Indian Railways: If your food isn't delivered, you get coupons!
When the Indian Railways in June announced that passengers could now order food from their favorite outlets - KFC, Domino's, McDonald's and more - people cheered.
03 Dec 2017
Islamophobia? Muslim girl asked to remove hijab at London McDonald's
28 Nov 2017
Nestle India "in soup" again; Maggi noodles fail lab test
Nestle India is again facing fresh troubles after samples of Maggi noodles were found to be of "sub-standard" quality in a lab-test in Uttar Pradesh.